5 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Website Designer

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5 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Website Designer

When building a new website, many business owners don’t always think beyond what their new website will look like. The web design process is more complex than some may think, and it’s not just about the design. SEO (search engine optimization), copywriting, content creation, marketing, lead generation, and so on are things that need to be considered when you hire a website designer to build your new website.

Building your online presence can be overwhelming and very time consuming, that’s why it’s important to hire a website designer that is going to take care of your wants and needs. Today, websites function as the face of your business and investing in a professionally built website can take your business to the next level.

Have you taken that next step, and are looking to hire a website designer?

 

These are 5 crucial questions that you should be asking web design companies so that your new website fits your businesses needs and meets your standards!

1. What is your web design and development process?

Every digital agency does things in their own unique way. That’s why understanding their development process is a key factor in hiring an agency. Does this process make sense to you? Is it organized? Do you understand who you will be working with and what each person on their team will be doing for you?

2. What will be required from our company throughout the project?

A lot of information is going to be required from you to begin and complete your new website. It’s important to make sure that the company you decide to work with has an easy and clear process of delivering information back and forth. Without organized communication you may find yourself overwhelmed.

3. Will I have a project manager or one primary contact?

You want to know who your primary contact will be within their company. This makes it easier to ask questions, schedule meetings, and address concerns or ideas you may have down the road.

4. Do you follow SEO best practices when building the site?

Search engine optimization is one of the most important factors when it comes to web design. Ask your website designer about their SEO strategies including alt image attributes, meta descriptions, h1 tags, keyword search, and mobile-friendliness. Strong SEO can help your site rank higher on Google.

5. Can you provide client references?

It’s always a good idea to get a better understanding of the company you are considering working with, and one of the best ways to do this is through their previous clients. This gives you the opportunity to look at their previous work and the different companies they have worked with in the past.

Looking to get started?

At Eviva Media we can help transform your vision into a reality. Schedule a free call to learn more about our website design services and give us the opportunity to answer these questions!

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